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By John J. Clayton

Ten attractive interwoven tales concerning the lives of people that meet weekly at a synagogue to wish. every one tale is instructed from the perspective of a special personality and bargains with matters like narcissism and love, brokenness and service.

John J. Clayton is an award-winning writer and a professor of literature and fiction. Minyan is his 9th paintings of fiction.

"If I have been requested no matter if there's one unmarried ebook i might suggest to somebody drawn to studying concerning the global of latest American Jews, i'd unhesitatingly suggest John J. Clayton’s Minyan.—Richard L. Rubenstein, President Emeritus, exceptional study Professor of faith, collage of Bridgeport

“In this gleaming number of ten tales, John Clayton has opened a clear-eyed, intimate window into the souls and lives of a small congregation of Jews in Boston, alive to the sweetness and messiness of daily life. whereas examining those humane, touching tales, I felt as though I’d grown up within the corporation of this Minyan, figuring out their hopes, joys, and disappointments my entire existence. during this present of reports, Clayton affirms my rabbi’s outdated adage, 'Jews are fairly like everyone else, slightly extra so.'”—James E. younger, exceptional college Professor of English and Judaic reports, Director, Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and reminiscence reviews, college of Massachusetts Amherst

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